RRB Group D 2021 Exam Dates (Out): Check Eligibility, Vacancies, Admit Card, Result, Application Form, Syllabus, Exam Centar

.What is RRB Group D Exam?

This Railway Recruitment Board is considered to be a government organization of India to recruit new employees, who are appointed to work in the Railways. This Railway Recruitment Board is established on the basis of policies that have been developed over time.

The objective of this RRB is to rationalize the workload, speed up the selection process, organize recruitment at the national level and reach the candidates to the recruitment board. The Railway Recruitment Boards are responsible for conducting the Group D exam.

Know about this RRB Group D Exam: Railway Recruitment Board Railway Recruitment Cell is going to conduct RRB Group D Exam for the year 2021. This examination is conducted at the national level for various posts like Helper / Assistant, Track Maintainer Grade-IV, Pointsmen in various departments of the Government of India.

Let me tell you, the RRB Group D exam can be conducted on 21 April 2021 (tentative) as per the notification of the Ministry of Railways. This entire exam consists of two computer-based tests and one physical proficiency test.

The time and exam date will be issued only after the release of the admit card for this RRB Group D 2021 exam. It may be possible to make the exam permanent after the official announcement in the RRB Group D exam date section for all the last dates and changes in the exam.

A total of 21 Railway Recruitment Boards have been set up in various cities in India. In this RRB objectives, it is necessary to monitor all the activities of the RRB, in which the expenditure for recruitment for all the candidates is also available.

Post Department
Assistant (Workshop) Mechanical
Assistant Bridge Engineering
Assistant C&W Mechanical
Assistant Depot (Stores) Stores
Assistant Loco Shed (Diesel) Mechanical
Assistant Loco Shed (Electrical) Electrical
Assistant Operations (Electrical) Electrical
Assistant Pointsman Traffic
Assistant Signal & Telecom S and T
Assistant Track Machine Engineering
Assistant TL & AC Electrical
Assistant TL & AC (Workshop) Electrical
Assistant TRD Electrical
Assistant Works Engineering
Engineering Engineering
Hospital Assistant Medical
Track Maintainer Grade IV Engineering

RRB Group D 2020-21: Highlights

Exam name RRB Group D 2019
Advertisement number Centralized Employment Notice (CEN) No. RRC 01/2019
Conducting authority Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) on behalf of Railway Recruitment Cells (RRCs)
Job location Across India
Exam level National
Exam category Matriculation
Total vacancies 1,03,769
Selection stages CBT, Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Document Verification and Medical Examination
Application dates March 12 to April 12, 2019
Exam dates April-June 2021
Exam subjects General Science, Mathematics, General Intelligence and Reasoning, and General Awareness and Current Affairs
Exam time 90 minutes
Exam mode Computer- Based Test
Exam purpose To select candidates for various posts in RRC Level 1
Official website http://www.indianrailways.gov.in/

RRB Group D eligibility criteria

According to nationality, educational qualification, and age limit, one can see the eligibility criteria of RRB Group D below. For this recruitment process, only those candidates are selected who fulfill this eligibility criterion.

This document is a verification of all the certificates given in support of the examination authority eligibility, at the time of verification. If you have any discrepancies in the matter of eligibility, then all the candidates are dismissed from the recruitment process.

The nationality

A candidate should be:

(A) a citizen of India, or

(B) a subject of Nepal, or

(C) a subject of Bhutan, or

(D) Tibetan refugees who had arrived in India before January 1, 1962, with the intention of settling in India permanently.

(() A person of Indian origin who came from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, Uganda, East African countries Kenya, Malawi, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Zaire, Ethiopia, and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

This is provided that the Government of India has issued the eligibility certificate to the candidates belonging to (B), (C), (D), and (E).

Age Limit

All the candidates are required to be between 18 to 33 years of age. In this, candidates belonging to reserved categories also get relaxation in the upper age limit.

Age relaxation for this category-wise (as of July 1, 2019)

Category Age Relaxation (In years)
PWD 10

Educational qualification

The Candidates who have completed the 10th standard from an institute recognized by NCVT / SCVT, either equivalent given by NCVT or National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) were eligible to apply. ITI was made non-compulsory for Group D recruitment

RRB Group D dates

This table below contains RRB Group D dates which can get information related to the application process, examination, admit card, results, etc.

RRB Group D 2020 events RRB Group D dates 2020 Salient Features
RRB Group D 2019 notification 23-Feb-2019 RRB Group D notification was released along with schedule and other exam details
Application Form 12- Mar-2019 to 12-Apr-2019 Only online application forms were accepted for the recruitment
Fee payment 23 Apr-2019 There were two separate fee payment dates-online and offline. Candidates could pay the fees online till this date
Fee payment through SBI Challan 18-Apr- 2019 Candidates could pay their application fees offline through SBI Challan
Last date of fee payment through post office challan 18-Apr- 2019 Candidates also had the option to pay their application fees through post office challan
Final submission of applications 26-Apr- 2019 Candidates could finally submit their applications after fee payment till this date
CBT exam 15-Dec-2020 (April to June 2021) The tentative month when the RRB Group D exam will be conducted has been announced. The exact dates are yet to be announced

RRB Group D 2021 Exam Date

This revised schedule for RRB Group D 2021 Examination was released by the Ministry of Railways. The application form for this RRB Group D exam is only available in the online method. The time limit for paying the examination fee varies for both online and offline payment.

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The examination was postponed due to the ongoing epidemic at this time, and it can now be held from April 21, 2021, to January 1, 2022, according to the latest notification from the Ministry of Railways. All the candidates should check the important dates given below.

Events Dates
Release of Official Notifications
RRB Group D Applications Form Start Date
Last date of Applications Form
Closing Date for Payment of Applications Fees (Offline)
Closing Date for Payment of Applications Fees (Online)
RRB Group D Admit Card Release Date To be announced
RRB Group D Exam Date April 21, 2021 (Tentative)
RRB Group D Results To be announced

RRB Group D Admit Card Dates

This RRB Group D recruitment process started in 2019, and the examination was held in September-October 2019. However, the examination was not done as per the scheduled schedule.

This has been re-announced by the RRB and the RRB Group D exam began on December 15, 2020, but was not conducted. This RRB has announced the month when the examination will be conducted, however, the exact exam dates have not yet been announced. All the candidates can be checked before the temporary RRB Group D dates 2020-21.

RRB Group D 2020 Events RRB Group D 2020 Dates (Tentative)
Date of RRB Group CBT April to June 2021
Release of admit card April 2021

How to download the RRB Group D Admit Card?

It is mandatory for the candidates to follow the steps given below to download the RRB Group D Hall Ticket

  • First, visit the official websites of http://www.rrbcdg.gov.in/
  • Now, the link will appear on the home page, click on it, ‘Download e-call letter, Then, by clicking on the link, the
  • candidates are sent to the login page.
  • Now, fill in the user ID and password.
  • Then, RRC Group D Admit Card can be seen on the screen.
  • In the last, download the Railway Group D Admit Card and take a printout of the same

Details in RRC Group D Admit Card

Candidate’s Copy

Roll number Name and address of the exam center Candidate’s signature
Registration number Date of exam Invigilator’s signature
Candidate’s name Exam Shift Exam Trade
Photograph Reporting time Exam Slot
Signature Landmark Exam Sessions
Signature by the chairman Nearest Railway station Google map link

RRB copy

Roll number Reporting time
Registration number Test center code
Date of birth Community
Shift Exception if any
Space for a photograph to be affixed
at the exam center
Space for Self declaration
Date of exam Candidate’s left thumb impression (1 and 2)
Barcode Candidate’s signature
Invigilator’s Signature Chairman’s signature

How to Download RRB Group D result 2020?

The Candidates need to follow the steps below to check the result of RRB Group D.

  • First, visit the respective regional websites of  http://www.rrbcdg.gov.in/
  • Then, on the home page, the candidates will get the result link
  • Now, on clicking on the link, the result PDF opens on a new page,
  • Then, find your roll number through Ctrl + F
  • Now, download the result PDF

RRB Group D 2021 Registration

The form for this RRB Group D 2021 is filled online only. You can see the below-mentioned candidates how to successfully register for this exam.

How to apply for this RRB Group D 2021 exam?

Step 1-First, go to the official website of RRB
Step  2-Now, search for the link RRB Group D Recruitment Notification.
Step 3-Then, click on Apply Online button
Step 4-Now, choose a new registration if the candidates are applying for the first time and have not registered before.
Step 5-Now, fill in all the details like personal, contact and educational details well.
Step 6-Then, upload the scanned copy of the photograph and signature ‘by size’.
Step 7-Now, let’s move forward with the fee payment process
Step 8-Then, preview the application form and submit it as well.
Step 9-You should also take a printout of the application form for your future use.

RRB Group D 2021 Photograph Specifications

The specifications for the photographs are given below-

Section Specifications
Background White/ Light colour
Dimensions 35mmX45mm with name and date printed on it
Format JPG/JPEG scanned with 100 DPI
Size 15-40 KB

RRB Group D 2020-21 Application Form Fee

The RRB Group D 2020-21 Applications Form fee is tabulated below. The applications fee varies from category to category.

Category RRB Group D 2021 Application Fee
General / OBC INR 500
SC/ ST/ PH INR 250 (Refundable on appearing in the CBT exam)
Women Exempted

Mode of Fee Payment: All the candidates can choose their mode of payment and can also take a print out of the payment confirmation page for their future references. This Railway Recruitment Board has given the candidates two options to pay for the Group D 2021 Examination.

  • Online – The Candidates pay the application form fee through Debit Card / Credit Card / Net Banking
  • Offline – All the candidates should make payment by the offline method by depositing the amount in any recognized bank in India or any computerized post office in India.

RRB Group D 2021 Syllabus

The syllabus of RRB Group D 2021 comprises the following subjects:

  • Mathematics
  • General Intelligence and Reasoning
  • General science
  • General Awareness and Current Affairs.

RRB Group D 2021 Mathematics Syllabus

  • Decimals
  • Number System
  • LCM
  • Fractions
  • HCF
  • Percentage
  • Mensuration
  • Ration & Proportion
  • Time & Distance
  • Profit & Loss
  • Time & Work
  • Simple & Compound Interest
  • Algebra
  • Elementary Statistics
  • Geometry & Trigonometry
  • Square root
  • Calendar & Clock
  • Age Calculations
  • Pipes & Cistern

RRB Group D 2021 General Intelligence & Reasoning Syllabus

  • Coding and Decoding
  • Analogies
  • Jumbling
  • Directions
  • Venn diagram
  • Syllogism
  • Relationships
  • Mathematics operations
  • Data Interpretation and Sufficiency
  • Conclusions and Decision making
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Classification
  • Statement – Arguments & Assumptions
  • Alphabetical and Number Series
  • Similarities and differences

RRB Group D 2021 General Science Syllabus

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Life Sciences

Note: The questions asked in the General Science paper would be of the grade level X or 10.

RRB Group D 2021 General Awareness Syllabus

  • Indian Railways
  • Indian Constitution
  • Books and Authors
  • Indian History
  • Indian Geography
  • Sports
  • Culture
  • Indian Economy
  • Countries and Capitals
  • Awards and Recognitions
  • Countries and Currencies
  • Science and technology
  • Politics
  • Personalities
  • Union budget

RRB Group D 2021 Exam Pattern

The RRB Group D 2021 comprises of three stages which include:

1- RRB Group D CBT (Computer-Based Test)
2- RRB Group D PET (Physical Efficiency Test)
3- RRB Group D DV (Document Verification)

RRB Group D Computer-Based Test

The Candidates can check the link for a detailed view of the exam pattern.

Specifications Details
Exams Name RRB Group D Computer-Based Test
Mode of Exams Computer-Based Test
Exams Duration 90 minutes
Number of Sections 4; General Awareness/Current Affairs, General Science, Mathematics, General Intelligence & Reasoning
Total number of questions 100
Negative Marking 1/3 of the marks will be deducted for every incorrect response.
Number of questions per section
  • General Awareness / Current Affairs- 20
  • Mathematics- 25
  • General Science- 25
  • General Intelligence & Reasoning- 30
Qualifying Marks
  • UR- 40%
  • EWS – 40%
  • SC- 30%
  • ST- 30%

RRB Group D Vacancies 

The Candidates Is check below the zone-wise vacancies of RRB Group D 2021.

Railway zones Total vacancies
Central Railway 9345
East Central Railway 3563
East Coast Railway 2555
Eastern Railway, CLW & Metro 10,873
North Central Railway and DLW 4730
North Eastern Railway, MCF and RDSO 4002
North Western Railway 5249
Northeast Frontier Railway 2894
Northern Railway, DMW and RCF 13153
South Central Railway 9328
South East Central Railway 1664
South Eastern Railway 4914
South Western Railway and RWF 7167
Southern Railway and ICF 9579
West Central Railway 4019
Western Railway 10,734
Total 1,03,769

RRB Group D 2020-21 Exam Centres 

The RRB Group D will be conducted in the following cities

RRB Region  Group D Exam Centres
Andhra Pradesh Amalapuram, Anantapur, Bhimavaram, Challapalli, Gudur, Guntur, Kadapa, Chirala, Chittoot, Eluru, Gooty, Puttur, Rajahmundry, Rajam, Gudivada, Kakinada, Kanchikachera, Kavali, Kurnool, Nandyal, Narasapuram, Narasapuj, Narasapuzal, Narasapuram , Prodattur, Rajampet, Srikakulam, Surampalem, Tadipalligudem, Tekkali, Tirupathi, Vijayawada
Assam Dibrugarh, Tezpur, Kokrajhar, Silchar, Guwahati, Jorhat
Bihar Patna, Arrah, Aurangabad, Darbhanga, Gaya, Hajipur,  Bhagalpur, Bihar Sharif,  Muzaffarpur, Purnea, Samastipur, Siwan
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Delhi/ NCR Ghaziabad,  New Delhi, Greater Noida, Noida
Gujarat Ahmedabad, Anand, Bharuch, Bhavnagar, Junagadh, Mehsana, Dadra, Gandhinagar, Godhra, Himatnagar, Jamnagar, Bhuj, Nadiad, Navsari, Rajkot, Silvassa, Surendranagar, Surat, Vadodara, Valsad, Vapi
Haryana Ambala, Bahadurgarh, Gurgaon, Panchkula, Panipat, Rewari, Hisar, Jhajjar, Jind, Kaithal, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Mohindergarh, Rohtak, Sirsa, Sonipat, Yamuna Nagar
Karnataka Bagalkot, Bellary, Bijapur, Chikballapur, Chikmagalpur, Davanagre, Dharwad, Kolar, Belgaum, Mangalore, Mysore, Puttur, Shimoga, Surathkal, Tumkur, Udupi, Gadag, Gulbarg, Hassan, Hubli, Uttara Kannada
Maharashtra Ahmednagar, Beed, Bhandara, Buladena, Chandrapur, Dhule, Nandurbar, Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Ghadchiroli, Gondia, Jalgaon, Latur, Madgaon, Mumbai, Nagpur, Pandharpur, Parbhani, Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sangamner, Sangli, Satara, Solapur, Sindhudurg, Thane, Wardha, Pimpri, Chinchwad, Pune, Washim, Akola, Amaravati, Aurangabad, Yavatmal
Punjab Abohar, Amritsar, Banur, Khanna, Kapurthala, Ludhiana, Barnala, Bhatinda, Fatehgarh, Sahib, Gurdaspur, Hoshiarpur, Jalandhar, Malout, Moga, Mohali, Muktasar, Nawanshahr, Pathankot, Patiala, Phagwara, Sangrur, Ropar,
Rajasthan Abu Road, Ajmer, Bhilwara, Dungarpur, Hanumangarh, Alwar, Bharatpur, Jaipur, Jhunjhunu, Jodhpur, Kota, Bikaner, Chittorgarh, Pali Marwar, Sikar, Sri Ganganagar, Tonk, Udaipur
Uttar Pradesh Banda, Barabanki, Bareilly, Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Amroha, Bijnor, Bulandshahr, Faizabad, Gonda, Kanpur, Kaushambi, Lucknow, Mathura, Sitapur, Sultanpur, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Varanasi
West Bengal Asansol, Bankura, Burdwan, Durgapur, Haldia, Berhampur, Bishnupur, Hooghly, Kalyani, Kolkata, Krishnagar, Siliguri, Greater Kolkata

RRB Group D Exam Day Guidelines

  • Tell that, given the COVID-19 epidemic, all candidates will be required to wear masks inside the examination center. And they need to maintain a safe distance from each other.
  • All candidates will be allowed to wipe the hand inside the examination center.
  • All the candidates are required to carry their RRB Group D Admit Card along with photo-identification proof at the examination center.
  • All candidates must arrive at the examination center on time
  • Let me tell you that the candidates who arrive late at the examination center are not allowed to sit in the examination.
  • You do not get any type of electronic devices in this exam center.
  • Copying, cheating, or any other type of malicious behavior is considered prohibited.
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